Restaurant News & Reviews


4381 Lassiter at North Hills Ave., in the North Hills complex, Raleigh; 781-3919.

Cuisine: Steakhouse, American.

Rating: 3 stars

Prices: $$$$

Atmosphere: contemporary, with a Wild West motif.

Service: polished.

Recommended: Sweetbreads, oysters Norfleet, yellowfin tuna, steaks, desserts.

Open: Dinner nightly.

Reservations: recommended.

Other: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover; full bar; smoking section; get a sitter.

The N&O's critic dines anonymously; the newspaper pays for all meals. We rank restaurants in five categories:

4 stars: Extraordinary.

3 stars: Excellent.

2 stars: Good.

1 star: Fair.

Zero stars: Poor

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